Category Archives: Family

Season’s Decoration.

My readers will recollect what my daughter in love did for Deepavali. She is back at it for the Christmas and new year festive season here. She has decorated our verandah with lights and I learnt how to take a … Continue reading

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Traditions.

The inspiration for this topic came from a character in the novel A Peoples’ History Of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian. The character is a professional rangoli artist. In my childhood, I distinctly remember rangoli being drawn every morning outside our … Continue reading

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Social Media And Memory Triggers.

Facebook reminded me and my family of an outing six years ago about which I had blogged here. Naturally, all of us are reminded of that day when Chutki was a pup recovering from the fractures in her hind legs. … Continue reading

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Marriage.

The idea for this title for our weekly 2 on 1 Friday post where Shackman and I write on the same subject came to me when I received the following piece of humour from a friend: Today is ‘World Marriage … Continue reading

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9/11.

Yesterday, Saturday the 9th of November 2019 was a very special day for us in India but, for me it also took me to some other events, two, very personal. For my American readers, 9/11 would immediately bring to mind … Continue reading

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The Old And The New.

A friend of mine had posted this on his Facebook page. I was fascinated with this observation for its depth and truth but also its appeal at the superficial level. I decided to change it to reflect  the physical aspect … Continue reading

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